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Rowena’s Page by S. D. Youngren

Mostly-funny short stories about a young woman's life.

Rowena has a mother:     “This is my life, Mom. Not a Jane Austen novel. Not—”     “Listen to me, Miss Independence. He’s a nice young man, but men expect things. Even nice ones, sometimes. He’s going to think that you’re inviting him to do . . . married people things.” Rowena tried to interrupt, but when she opened her mouth nothing came . . .

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Arthur by N.C. Gossner

"But as with all stories, it doesn't end where you think it will."

“I know this is a startling discovery for you, and I wish I were with you now to help you bear this, but know this, you are my son, nothing can change that. You are strong, and wise, I could not be more proud of the young man you have become, my dear son. Arthur Dallas Elden, You are . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Touch by Rhythm

A survival story

People make mistakes. Not exactly inspiring, I know. But it’s true. Even the best of intentions can lead to bad decisions, and those decisions can come to haunt people down the line. It doesn’t make us evil. In fact, I’d say it’s what makes us human. This is a story about mistakes and the group of children who . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Welcome to PHU by Tris Lawrence

Welcome to PHU is a web serial about the students who go to the fictional liberal arts school of Pine Hills University, and the folks around them. It’s about magic, and love, and football, and music, and taekwondo, and just about anything else that college students might get involved in. And magic. Did we mention the magic? Because in this . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Lorelei and the Sea by Z. Tringali

Lorelei has been raised to live her life by one law: power dictates fate. At sea, no man is more powerful than her father, king Lysandros. She believes her fate is to help him conquer the kingdom of Lismagh–until the night she finds him murdering her mother, the goddess of the sea. Forsaking her father, Lorelei is reborn: a . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Broomfield’s Box by Teri Cross Chetwood

The Lives And Times Of The Fabulous Cornwall Sisters

The Fabulous Cornwall Sisters: Quick-tempered, childish, and self-absorbed, Lacy Cornwall is an exotic dancer with a heart of gold. Whether it’s arguing with her sister Thea or holding a sex-toy party with her stripper friends (Shadowcat, Li’l Bit, Bianca, and Freaky Frieda), you can bet that Lacy’s in the center of the action, having a ball. Dorothea (Thea) . . .

An ongoing blogfic, with new posts almost daily.
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Oceans of Shelter by J.A. Waters

Nalan's people seek singers of god-power, but Nuette just seeks home and parents.

Galania. A kingdom that stretches from oceans in the west to seas in the east. Its people hum with the energy of a new age. Technology is thriving as scientists harness the powers of gods for new creations. Cities glow with light that does not flicker and nations grow under the thumb of a network of continental planners. And . . .

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Quetzalcoatl by Joan Albright

INDEPENDENCE DAY meets TITANIC, in space.

When a luxury space liner collides with an alien ship, the passengers and crew must work together to stop an invasion—because if they fail, there will be no one left to rescue them. . . .

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The Tale of Ashmores by Weston Ford

The Ashmores are a large family coming together for the holidays in their hometown of Ashwood Bend. Their native stomping grounds turn dangerous when an infection starts turning people into horrific monsters. These aren’t zombies, these are sentient, dangerous creatures with a plan. Now they have to band together with those they’ve known their entire life to survive until help . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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Beyond The Photograph by Aradescent Dent

Beyond The Photograph is a novel where the main character Jessica Wiler accepts a new job as a photographer for weddings. During her very first wedding shoot she discovers a murder in the background of the photograph and immediately takes it to authorities. After doing so her world is turned upside down. As she is trying to build a relationship . . .

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The Third Person by Stephanie Newell

A brutal, tragic and darkly humorous novel about growing up, sibling rivalry and the ultimate dysfunctional family. In a series of diary entries, fourteen year old Lizzie shares her secrets about coming to terms with her parents’ break-up, battling with her younger sister, and her obsession with the man she is destined to marry . . .  . . .

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Peter and the Vampires by Darren Pillsbury

Peter Normal leaves California and moves into his grandfather’s house with his mother and sister. Upon arriving he discovers that his grandfather’s house looks like something out of a horror movie, that his grandfather forbids him to go into the garden, and that the neighbor boy is a bit off the wall. He also discovers that the undead thing . . .

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BOAT STORY

beware: here be pirates!

By A. M. Harte, editor, author of Theatre of Horrors

Sep 16, 2009: Boat Story follows the adventures of Cait, Captain of The Rose. There are only 9 parts up, and, while off to a slow start, there are already several developing plot lines which seem interesting, amongst which: an evil killer pirate hunting for a map, a mysterious boy whom Cait rescues, and of course the tangled relationships between the crew of The Rose.

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THE THIRD PERSON

Growing up is hard to do

By G.S. Williams, author of The Surprising Life and Death of Diggory Franklin

Jul 31, 2011: The "Third Person" is absolutely brilliant from the very first chapter.

Elizabeth and her younger nine year old sister Helen are coping with their father having left them and their mother. He’s in New Zealand, while his former family is in the UK. The story is written from Elizabeth’s perspective, rather like an introspective teen diary, but with such depth of feeling and poignant images that it surpasses most examples of that genre in my experience.

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